Social Media and Mental Health

This week on Life at DC, students from the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching (BPEC) program are sharing their ideas about health in a series of posts and a takeover on the @StudentLifeDC Instagram account! On Monday, Jackie wrote about the Fitspiration trends on social media. Today, she shares her thoughts about social media and mental health.  ——————- Social media connects us to others and allows us to easily access information and share ideas in real time. Social media has simplified the maintenance of relationships by providing a relatively easy way to stay in the… Read More

Child and Youth Care student gives back

Meredith Graham has faced many difficulties in life. She left home when she was a teenager, couch surfed, and graduated high school while living in a group home. She also has bipolar disorder. But none of that has stopped her from pursuing her career and educational goals. Meredith works as a youth and family development worker for a Burnaby non-profit and is studying in the Child and Youth Care program at Douglas College. “Some days are brighter than others and it is an ongoing learning process for me to appreciate that my… Read More